Glossary - Constitution of India
v Act : A Bill passed by both Houses of Parliament and assented by the President.
v Clauses : A series of numbered paragraphs into which a Bill is divided.
v Motion : A formal proposal made to the House by a member that the House does something, order something to be done or express an opinion with regard to some matter, and is so phrased that, if adopted, it will purport to express the judgment or will of the House.
v Oath or affirmation : A solemn statement in the name of God or an affirmation made by the member of a Legislature before he takes his seat in the House affirming his allegiance to the Constitution and his resolve to uphold the sovereignty and integrity of the country.
v Resolution : The formal expression of the opinion of the legislative body with reference to some subject or a declaration of its intention to do something.
v Standing Committee : Committee constituted by election by the House or nomination by the Chairman every year or from time to time which are permanent in nature.
v State : It includes the Government and Parliament of India and the Government and the Legislature of each of the States and all local or other authorities within the territory of India or under the control of the Government of India
v Constitution of Parliament : There shall be a Parliament for the Union which shall consist of the President and two Houses to be known respectively as the Council of States and the House of the People.